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Two students expelled for cultism, gangsterism

Two students of the Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa, have been expelled for anti-social behaviours, while a few others were placed on suspension for various offences.

15,897 successful teachers to undergo further screening – Governor El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State says that 15,897 successful applicants for teaching appointment in the state’s public primary schools would be subjected to another screening to fish out smuggled ones.

Kaduna govt announces tax waiver for teachers

Kaduna State Government has announced tax waiver for public secondary and primary school teachers in the state.

Kaduna govt begins construction of 594 classrooms

The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board on Thursday said it had awarded contracts for the construction of 594 classrooms across the 23 local government areas of the state.

Teacher flogs student to death in Zamfara

A teacher at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State has allegedly flogged a student to death.

Kogi to commence measles immunisation in March

The Kogi Government says it will commence the national immunisation for children from nine months to five years against measles and other childhood diseases from March 1 to 13.

Kogi govt bans 47 schools from 2018 WASSCE over exam malpractice

Kogi State government has banned 47 schools from presenting candidates in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Kaduna increases teachers’ salary by 32.5%

The Kaduna State Government on Thursday said it has increased the salary of public school teachers by 32.5 per cent.

Kaduna appropriates N377m for teachers training in 2018

Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Ja’afaru Sani, said on Thursday that the state government has earmarked N377 million for the training of secondary school teachers in 2018.

Governor Ajimobi suspends training over death of three school principals

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has ordered the suspension of the ongoing capacity building workshop for members of the state’s School Governing Boards in honour of the four participants and a commercial bus driver who died in an accident on Oyo-Ogbomoso Road, on Wednesday.

Governor Ajimobi suspends training over death of three principals, two others

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has ordered the suspension of the ongoing capacity building workshop for members of the state’s School Governing Boards in honour of the four participants and a commercial bus driver who died in an accident on Oyo-Ogbomoso Road, on Wednesday.

Sacked Kaduna teachers must reapply – NUT

The Kaduna State Wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) says the 21,780 primary school teachers sacked by Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i should reapply.

Governor Akeredolu sets up 30-man anniversary committee

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has set up a 30-man member committee to plan his one year anniversary in office.

World Bank hails Oyo govt on school census report

The World Bank has lauded the Oyo State Government on the 2016/2017 Annual School Census report.


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The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited has denied allegations of environmental mismanagement in the Niger Delta levelled against it at the weekend by Amnesty International.

Oyo PDP leaders vow to resist impunity

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in all the three senatorial districts of Oyo State have vowed to resist any form of imposition of candidates and impunity from the national secretariat of the party.

APC has increased people’s suffering in Lagos – ADP

Mr. Adewale Bolaji, the Lagos State chairman of Action Democratic Party (ADP), has bemoaned that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has increased the sufferings of the people since the administration came to power.

Boko Haram: Activist Zanna Mustapha offers scholarship to 300 orphans in Borno

A Borno-based humanitarian activist, Mr Zanna Mustapha, said on Sunday that he was sponsoring the education of 300 orphans as part of his contribution to the development of education in the state.

Mikel Obi: It’s great to win first game of season in China

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Gianluigi Buffon: I’ll continue playing as long as I want to suffer, fight

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$40 million fraud: Ex-President Jonathan’s cousin knows fate March 29

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, will on March 29 decide whether or not Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has case to answer in the 7-count charge of money laundering and criminal breach of trust preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

North Korea hails Nigeria over handling of Boko Haram

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), has commended the Federal Government for the effective tackling of the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.

Report: Emmerson Mnangagwa sacks dozens of Robert Mugabe workers

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has sacked dozens of workers paid by the government to work on Robert Mugabe's private properties in another setback for the former Zimbabwean president, a newspaper said Friday.